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Freely Given – Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Adverb

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Freely Given – Stream of Consciousness Saturday- Adverb

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS May 18/19

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Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “adverb.” Start your post with any adverb and just run with it. Have fun!

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Today, for SOCS, we are to start our writing with any adverb. Thanks, Linda!

To join in this fun, weekly challenge, just click the above link. You can see other entries, too. It’s fun! 😉

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Hungrily, I keep checking the clock.

Why is time so slow?

I’m so famished I can barely think

My hunger brings me low

Promptly served meals are what I need

Or fainting I will go

What time is it now…I have to look

Excruciatingly slow I know

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That’s me every few hours. I’m almost always hungry, and the timing of meals with sugar control of diabetes is pretty crucial. Ugh!

Yesterday, at a restaurant, we got our whole meal for free. That’s because we used a special coupon. We did leave a nice tip, though.

Then today, we checked our fast food purchase after we got home with it, and they’d included two extra chili dogs. They didn’t charge for them, either.

Free food is always welcome, especially when I’m so hungry! 🙂

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Thanks for visiting! Peace ☮️

© 2019 BS

 

 

Color your World is Back!

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Yay! Tourmaline is bringing back the “Color Your World” challenge! Check out this post for details! 🙂

Tourmaline .

But this time as a weekly challenge.

All 120 Crayola colors, one per week, every Tuesday!

Color your World was a 4 month long daily challenge January through April for 3 years running. I took this year off, but it’s time we get some color back in our lives.

Join me here at tourmalinenow.com for a new blog challenge each Tuesday at 11AM EST.

On your own blog, social media page, etc. within the week that follows, post a poem, photo, really anything, just get inspired by the weekly color! Within that post make sure to link back to that week’s prompt post or share your link as a comment on that post, so that I can share your links the following week, and tag your post ‘coloryourworld’ so others can see what you’ve shared in their WordPress Reader.

Check out the calendar and colors below. Challenge number 1 will…

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Pull Up a Seat – Chairs

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Pull up a Seat Photo Challenge 2019-Week 18

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I went places yesterday, and saw some chairs. haha

Of course I did, and I actually remembered to take photos of the chairs I saw.

Here we have a tall, black metal chair. It was on an outdoor patio at a restaurant. It’s by a tall black and gray metal table. There is a sign on the metal fence that says, “Not an Entrance”.

Next is an orange, double chair of fabric, with wooden legs and arms. It was at the library book sale, and there are shelves of books behind the chairs.

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Thanks for visiting! Peace ☮️

© 2019 BS

Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Rib

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Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Rib

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS April 20/19

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Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “rib.” Use it as a word, or find a word with “rib”in it. As always, use any way you’d like. Enjoy!

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It’s time for Saturday’s fun fest called SOCS, brought to you by our super hostess, Linda G. Hill! Join in and see other entries by clicking the above link. Thanks , Linda!

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Okay … rib

First of all I think of BBQ ribs, which we eat quite often around here. We get them at places to eat around town, or pre-cooked ones at the grocery store, or we cook them up ourselves on the grill. Most times it will be spare ribs, or baby back ribs, but the ones that have the most meat on them are the country style ones. All are good.

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Scribble has the word rib in there. I like to scribble. I scribble on paper all the time.

We always said the cats were scribble-scrabbling when they sharpen their claws…scratch scratch scribble scrabble. It’s funny they seem so serious about it. When do they think it’s enough scribbling? I don’t know, but they seem very satisfied when they’re done.

Speaking of cats, we had one, Weena, who loved, and I mean loved trying to eat ribbons. Maybe she thought they tasted like ribs? She’d hear us get out wrapping paper and ribbons, and make a bee-line to it and start gnawing on them. It didn’t matter what kind, either.

Cats love to play with ribbons, but keep a close eye on them, because the streamers should not be swallowed…it can be deadly for a cat to get those.

Weena was fast at her ribbon obsession, too, Before you knew it she’d have bitten off pieces. It got so bad that we totally quit putting ribbons on any packages, No ribbons on Christmas or birthday presents any more, because she would find them. We’d try to bribe her away from them, but that almost never worked.

How do I end this?

Wishing everyone a Happy Easter…whether you BBQ ribs outdoors this weekend, or scribble on paper, I hope you have fun. 🙂

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Thanks for visiting! Peace ☮️

© 2019 BS

Share Your World

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Time again for questions from Melanie for Share Your World. Thanks so much for hosting this fun weekly challenge, Melanie!

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Why is it called “beauty sleep” when one wakes up looking like a troll??

Why do they sterilize needles for lethal injections?

Why do most cars have speedometers that go up to at least 130 when you legally can’t go that fast on any road?

Did they purposely make dyslexia hard to spell?

(Rather naughty):  If quizzes are quizzical, what are tests?

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What are some things that are okay to do occasionally but definitely not okay to do every day?

Go to an amusement park?

What is the most embarrassing thing you have ever worn?

Maybe a Halloween costume? But, I wasn’t embarrassed to wear any of them, because it was fun.

Oh…here’s one from when I was a kid in elementary school. I had a dress I couldn’t stand, but my mom made me wear it anyway, even if it did embarrass me. It had these things on the shoulders that I though made me look like a hefty football player.

Another dress I had that I didn’t like had a blue tie in the front…I thought it made people think I was a boy wearing a tie. Ugh! So…I ripped it so bad that I didn’t have to wear it again.

In your opinion, what’s the best type of cheese?

Queso! This is a melted cheese dip you eat with crispy tortilla chips.

What are some fun ways to answer everyday questions like “how’s it going” or “what do you do”?

“It’s going” … “Fair to middling” … “Fine as frog hair” …


Miscellaneous:

Have you ever sent a text message to the wrong person?   Details please.

Yes. The only people I ever text to is my two daughters. On the phone I sometimes pull up the other one than the one the text is for. Example, just the other day I sent a fun joke to one, but the other one got the text. They both liked it, though. 🙂

I’ve also gotten texts from people I don’t know! I got invited to a party in another state one time. It had the time and address on the text. I did text them back, saying sorry, I can’t make the party, as you texted the wrong person! haha 🙂

If you could make a rule for a day, and everyone had to follow it, what would it be?

I’d make everyone sing their words all day, like in a musical.

You are about to get in a fight, what song comes on your mind soundtrack?

I’d never get into a fight, but how about “Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor.

Since the Tiger is my Spirit Animal, I like the title and the lyrics of this song, and I’m sure my Tiger would help me in any fight.

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“Eye of the Tiger”, by Survivor, was released from their albums, “Eye of the Tiger”, and “Rocky III”, in 1982. It was written by Jrankie Sullivan and Jim Peterik.


Share a joke, if you know a good one!

Knock Knock

Who’s there?

Rice

Rice who?

Rice and shine, sleepy head! 🙂

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Say this out loud:

I slit the sheet, the sheet I slit, and on the slitted sheet I sit. 🙂

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Thanks for visiting! Peace ☮️

© 2019 BS


 

March Squares – Spikes # 24

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March Squares – Spikes # 24

Now this might be rather forbidding

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Today I have this photo of some icicles hanging off the roof. This is an old photo from the house I used to live in when I was a kid.

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“Popsicles and Icicles”, by the Murmaids, was released in 1963. It was written by David Gates (who later went on to be the lead singer of the group called Bread).

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© 2019 BS

 

Surprise! – Three Things Challenge # 31/32

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Surprise! – Three Things Challenge # 31/32

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Today’s prompt: tortilla, vault, riverbed

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Today’s prompt: rainbow, serpent, cookie

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The year 1819…

When the town founders buried the time capsule down by the riverbed, they thought the waterproof vault would keep the contents dry for many, many years.

The year 2019…

Two hundred years later, there was held a celebration on founder’s day. The town had grown over the years, and it was time to open the time capsule. As the crowd of townspeople gathered for speeches, they were treated to a bar-b-que, with lots of fajitas wrapped in tortillas. For desert there were chocolate chip cookies. The circus-like atmosphere had everyone in a festive mood.

Town dignitaries held shovels with rainbow streamers tied on them, and were at the ready. When the band started playing, they started digging.

Shortly, the vault was brought up from the hole, and the big moment had arrived. The band played a drum-roll as the Mayor pried open the lid.

The serpent sprung out of the canister like one of those joke snakes…but he was real. He bit the Mayor on the nose, then slithered off into the water.

The joke was on the town of Clownsville.

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© 2019 BS

 

 

March Squares – Spikes # 10

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March Squares – Spikes # 10

Now these are spikes!

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For today’s spiky photo, I have saws.

What can you say about saws, except they have sharp, serrated, spiky, pointy and jagged blades. We don’t have a chain saw, but just these two out in the garage.

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It wasn’t very easy to find a song about a saw, but I did find this one. They are using a chain saw as part of their act, revving it up to make loud sounds.

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“The Lumberjack”, by Jackyl, was released from their album, “Jackyl”, in 1992. It was written by Jesse James Dupree, and is on the Geffen label.

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© 2019 BS